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Clouds, like blankets, trap heat and are melting the Greenland Ice Sheet
Description: A new study shows clouds are playing a larger role in heating the Greenland Ice Sheet than scientists previously believed, raising its temperature by 2 to 3 degrees compared to cloudless skies and accounting for as much as 30 percent of the ice sheet melt. [Source:]
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Publish Date: 1/12/2016
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